yeah, absolutely. i don't think this is a movie or a book that make you believes in god, as they advertise it. but i hope people believe in storytelling, and when you see this boy, boy, it's like a sign of god, say. directing him is not so much like directing, teaching him, but like wake him up, reminding him, seems like what he already knows from previous lives. >> rose: from previous lives. >> yeah, like a little buddha. remember what he used to do? remember what it's like. and as you come to life. actors like that will spend years pursuing that and he's just, like, right there. actually, we kept saying he never acted before. in the middle of the movie, shooting the movie, you realize he's a very good actor. he's really an accomplished actor. >> rose: so what does that say to you about acting? >> it's hard my son wants to be an actor after i shot "the tiger." i said, look at the tiger.